Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, we have adjusted and modified our Programming and Operations, following the CDC and MDH safety guidelines.  Nonetheless, we are committed to continuing services.  Please read our Main Page for updates on Program Modifications. 

Thank You.

about us

Providing a variety of high-quality foods and household supplies, Merrick’s Food Shelf is dedicated to connecting families and individuals with community resources to help eliminate the long-term causes of hunger. These services are offered to the East Side of Saint Paul and Maplewood residents by distributing nutritious foods through a client-choice model.

Participants may use the Food Shelf once every calendar month.

how to access the food shelf:

Please schedule an appointment for your Food Shelf visit by calling 651-287-2088.

Please arrive on time. If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may have to wait for the next available appointment.

who can access the food shelf:

Merrick’s Food Shelves at Arcade and Woodland Hills are open to all Maplewood residents and those Saint Paul residents who live in Merrick’s service area.  (Please call 651-287-2088 for more details).


Arcade Location - 1669 Arcade Street (Door 3)

3pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday, Thursday
10am – noon

Woodland Hills - 1740 Van Dyke Street (Door B)

   Wednesday, Thursday